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Saturday 21 May 2022

Biosecurity

Biosecurity NZ monitoring reports of Indonesia Foot and Mouth outbreak 9th May 2022

Biosecurity NZ monitoring reports of Indonesia Foot and Mouth outbreak

The government is closely monitoring reports of a foot and mouth disease (FMD) outbreak in Indonesia, says Biosecurity New Zealand. 


Govt invests $111m to boost biosecurity, fight M. bovis 6th May 2022 /

Govt invests $111m to boost biosecurity, fight M. bovis

The government is investing $110.9m as part of Budget 2022 to protect the primary sector from biosecurity threats and continue its Mycoplasma Bovis eradication.


Maritime intelligence project takes supreme biosecurity award 23rd March 2022 /

Maritime intelligence project takes supreme biosecurity award

The New Zealand Biosecurity Supreme Award went to maritime intelligence project Starboard from the Xerra Earth Observation Institute.


More than 100k hives lost in winter 2021 – Biosecurity NZ 17th March 2022 /

More than 100k hives lost in winter 2021 – Biosecurity NZ

Biosecurity New Zealand’s annual Winter Colony Loss survey shows 13.6% of hives were lost in 2021, up 2.3% on the previous year because of growth in varroa mite and related complications.


NZ Winegrowers, DairyNZ make Biosecurity Awards shortlist 4th October 2021 /

NZ Winegrowers, DairyNZ make Biosecurity Awards shortlist

New Zealand Winegrowers and DairyNZ are among 24 finalists unveiled in the 2021 Biosecurity Awards.


Bonamia testing process for oysters strengthened 1st September 2021 /

Bonamia testing process for oysters strengthened

Biosecurity New Zealand says it is strengthening its testing processes for the oyster parasite Bonamia ostreae after a review found that human error contributed to incorrectly interpreted results being reported for Foveaux Strait in March.


Calling all Aotearoa biosecurity heroes 6th July 2021 /

Calling all Aotearoa biosecurity heroes

Entries are open for this year’s Biosecurity Awards, which celebrate the fantastic mahi being done to protect Aotearoa, according to the Ministry for Primary Industries.


HortNZ “thrilled” to back biosecurity bill 29th March 2021 /

HortNZ “thrilled” to back biosecurity bill

If passed, the legislation would require that all aircrafts entering NZ provide biosecurity information to people onboard by both a video and in writing.


Miraka scoops top biosecurity award 18th November 2020

Miraka scoops top biosecurity award

The Taupō-based dairy company was recognised at the awards ceremony on Monday night.


Biosecurity NZ trials new pest detection tech 16th November 2020

Biosecurity NZ trials new pest detection tech

The new scanner is being trialled at Auckland Airport to help ramp up protection.